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Old February 2nd, 2012, 12:33 PM   #21
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What size heims should i use? And where should i get them?
I use johnny joints for all my links, there really strong and rebuildable

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I use johnny joints for all my links, there really strong and rebuildable

http://rustysoffroad.com/mm5/merchan...ry_Code=BP-F_I
Do you put one at the frame and another at the axle?
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 02:25 PM   #23
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Do you put one at the frame and another at the axle?
Yeah?
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 03:51 PM   #24
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Yeah?
i've seen it done both ways, didnt now what way was right. And give me a break I'm new to this lol
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 07:55 PM   #25
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If you're on a tight budget, maybe you want to consider bushings on the frame end and heims/johnny joints on the axle

http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...t_Code=BUSHDOM
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 09:23 PM   #26
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might want to get a hold of rock solid performance in cedar springs they have the heims you can get there. Sounded cheap when i talked to them a bit ago.
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also if you go with just bushing i would try and go with the factory rubber style not the poly. I hear they flex a bit better
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If you're on a tight budget, maybe you want to consider bushings on the frame end and heims/johnny joints on the axle
http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/...t_Code=BUSHDOM
I like that idea, im deffinatly going to look into it.
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OK, would this DOM tube
http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/.../merchant.mvc?
with these inserts
http://www.ballisticfabrication.com/...er_p_1402.html
and these heims
http://www.ballisticfabrication.com/...nd_p_1621.html
work togeather

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Keep us posted. I am thinking of doing the same thing. Was thinking bushings at the frame side, JJoints at axle. Radius arm set up in front. Was also thinking about using square tubing vs DOM to save some money. Any thoughts on Square tubing vs DOM?
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Keep us posted. I am thinking of doing the same thing. Was thinking bushings at the frame side, JJoints at axle. Radius arm set up in front. Was also thinking about using square tubing vs DOM to save some money. Any thoughts on Square tubing vs DOM?
I have a guy coming over today to buy some stuff, then i will have the money for the tranny, breaks, and most of the heims. I said F' it and Im going to use heims all the way around with DOM tubing. So Im just waiting on cash right now
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Prolly a good choice. Just ordered enough heims from ruff stuff for a 3 link in the front of my XJ friday. And DOM. Got axle mounts and link tower at barnes off road (excellant service) and frame mounts from ballistic. I'm cautiously optimistic about Ballistic, I'll let you know what my expierence with them goes like. But having half assed enough shit in my life, I've learned sometimes its just better to buck up and build it right the first time. You won't regret it
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okay I'm going to run a heim on one end of my control arm and a bushing on the other, will it matter if i get the bushing sleeves mad from .120 wall DOM instead of .25?
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Wtf is this?? The serpentine belt runs underneath it on the crank pully
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